Source : www.koreatimes.co.kr...
Screen Quota in Korea
Korea first introduced the screen quota system in 1966 to protect its motion picture industry. Then it ruled local theaters should show domestic films more than one third of the screening days.
In 1985, when the nation liberalized imports of foreign films, the guideline was set higher to the two-,...More
‘Film Quota Cut Poses Long-Term Risk’
By Kim Ki-tae
Although the planned reduction of the government quota protecting local movies is unlikely to have an immediate impact on the booming Korean film industry, it could in the long term weaken the industry, according to experts.
"At present, Korean films account for m,...More
Korea to Halve Screen Quota
By Kim Sung-jin
South Korea on Thursday decided to halve its 40-year-old screen quota, the mandatory period for theaters to show domestic films a year, to 73 days to clear the way for its free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States.
"The government decided to cut the scre,...More
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